Spring Marks the Return of the Whales to the Washington Coast

The coming of spring marks many events in Grays Harbor. As the gray skies become less frequent, flowers start bloom, and hillsides dry out, the waters of the Pacific

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Ocean and Grays Harbor welcome the return of the gray whales.

During the months of March and April, the Washington coast becomes a hotbed of whale action, marking the annual migration past our shores for the estimated 18,000 Gray Whales that make the journey up and down the Pacific Coast each year. Passing by within one-half mile of the breaking waves, up to 30 whales an hour swim by the coastal communities during the peak of the migration.

This event continues to be celebrated by the local tribal nations, and is now becoming a popular event in communities around the coast.  Read more here http://www.graysharbortalk.com/2015/03/06/whale-watching-washington/

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